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Why do you pledge?

Why do you pledge?

October 2017 | By Hope Wade In the past two months Mother Nature has made headlines repeatedly. She has brought wildfires to California, earthquakes to Mexico, and 30 inches of rain to Houston from Hurricane Harvey. Two weeks after Harvey, Category 5 Hurricane Irma...
Kiela Sims, Passionate Advocate

Kiela Sims, Passionate Advocate

October 2017  | By Hope Wade Kiela Sims, coordinator in UCF Accessibility Services, is no stranger to the Heart of Florida United Way. Kiela’s journey with the Heart of Florida United Way began when she was a Social Work student at UCF. In her final undergraduate...
Book Drive and Literacy Volunteer Event

Book Drive and Literacy Volunteer Event

June 23, 2017 | by Tee Rogers For the fifth year, the UCF United Way Campaign Team has collected books to support the Heart of Florida United Way’s summer literacy book drive.  The drive occurs during the month of May and supports the Day of Action volunteer...
2-1-1 helped my neighbor and many others.

2-1-1 helped my neighbor and many others.

October 4, 2016 | By Linda Wood My doorbell rang around supper time last night and to my surprise it was my neighbor, a single mother of three children under eight years old. She was crying. She lost her job and had no other source of income and no food for her...